The Modern Classic 1911 Pistol was developed for those of
you who like the classic beauty and bold look of the
original 1911 pistol coupled with complete reliability,
superior accuracy, and sights that you can see.
The pistol will be available in two variations.
There will be a Modern Classic Peerless Grade and the
Modern Classic Superior Grade.
The Modern Classic 1911 Peerless Grade Pistol has
hand polished flats brought to a 600 grit finish. The frame
and slide are charcoal blued and the hammer, slide stop,
magazine catch, grip screws and the long one piece trigger
are heat blued.
The original 1911 parts that have been retained
are the checkered wide spur hammer, checkered type one
slide stop, long one-piece steel trigger, double diamond
American black walnut grips, flat mainspring housing with
lanyard loop, one original style magazine with lanyard
loop, one modern flat bottom magazine, and the original
1911 style slide and frame. The rest of the parts have been
upgraded to the modern improved parts that allow you to
shoot the pistol accurately and with much more comfort and
safety than the original 1911 pistol. The long tail 1911A1
grip safety has replaced the original short tang grip
safety to stop the hammer bite. The hump and a bump sights
have been replaced with high fixed sights that give you a
crisp sight picture. The original thumb safety with the
tiny thumb ledge has been replaced with our tactical narrow
wing extended thumb safety to allow you to safely operate
the thumb safety with your thumb. The original sear has
been replaced with the modern sear which has an improved
profile that allows the sear to engage the ½ cock notch
more reliably should the hammer fail to catch the full cock
notch. The barrel bushing has been upgraded to a fitted
match grade bushing to improve accuracy. The top and rear
of the slide are matte finished to stop sun glare on the
sighting plane. The trigger pull is set at a crisp 4- 4 ½
lbs. The ejection port is lowered and the magazine well is
The Modern Classic Superior Grade Pistol will have a
nice 400 grit buffed finish that is hot tank blued. The
rounds will be matte finished. The hammer will be the
standard spur type. The long one piece steel trigger will
be retained. The flat mainspring housing will not have the
lanyard loop. The front sight will be the dovetailed type.
The thumb safety, magazine catch, slide stop, and pins will
be matte finished. Two standard 7rd. magazines will be
finished. All other features of the Peerless Grade will be
The Modern Classic 1911 pistol harkens back to the days
of hand built 1911 pistols with lustrous blued steel and
American Black Walnut grips.
Prices subject to change at any time.